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Mar 7, 2013 10:00am EST
, to require those that traffic in firearms by wrongfully obtaining two or more firearms, and we'll give law enforcement more effective tools. the substitute also incorporates a number of changes, the result of suggestions from senator grassley and his staff. we have been working on this since january. tried to be responsive to the ranking member's concerns and suggestions, and have reached across the aisle to other senators. as a a.t.f. whistleblower, senator grassley has been the lead senator in whistleblower legislation, was a a.t.f. whistleblower, who testified last congress that the existing laws are toothless and they can help law enforcement -- can't help law enforcement, and that's why law enforcement consistently has called for firearms trafficking statute that can be effective and go after straw purchasers. we need now is to create better law enforcement tools. and i think this will -- the senators can join together on this will close a very dangerous loophole in the law that mexican drug cartels and gangs and other criminals have exploited for too long. stop illegal trafficking th
Mar 9, 2013 7:00am PST
been a massive public to ensure that this entrenchwould firmly democracy and the rule of law. the commissioner and took a -- undertook a study to allow them to verify the new president. it is clear that the constitutional process of electing a new set of leaders to take as to the next level has been thwarted by another tainted election. this is not what kenyans in vision. this crisis is not just about the iadc. eighthsis is the very the king is a place in their institutions to respect the democratic rights and rule of law. it is democracy that is on trial. we would readily consider if they had considered deliver a reasonable election or even had addressed the serious concerns presented to the commission three days ago. we have no other vested interest. it was abolished that it was not possible to know who won the 207 election. we thought this would never happen again. it most regrettably has happened. , with a new, independent judiciary, most kenyans have faith will uphold the rule of law and will abide by its division. we will therefore should move to courts to challenge the
Mar 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
that through. the president a year ago lined up -- signed a law that says that you can be detained indefinitely, that you can be sent from america to guantanamo bay without a trial, and he wants us to be comforted, he wants us to remember and think good of him because he says i don't intend to do so. it's not enough. i mean, would you tolerate a republican who stood up and said well, i like the first amendment, i'm quite fond of the first amendment, and i don't intend to break the first amendment but i might. would conservatives tolerate someone who said i like the second amendment? i think it's important and i am for gun ownership and i don't intend to violate the second amendment, but i might. would we tolerate that he doesn't intend to do so as a standard? we have to think about the standards being used overseas. the president finally admitted they interviewed him at google not too long ago, they interviewed him and asked him can you kill americans at home and he was evasive and he said but if there are rules, he said the rules would be different outside than inside. well, i certainly hope s
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Mar 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
americans. >> and why is obama administration trying usama bin laden's son-in-law? a high threat terrorist suspect in a u.s. court? we'll debate it. >> laura: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. and the factor begins right now. >> laura: hi, everyone. i'm laura ingraham in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. filibuster envy. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. it's been fascinating to see the reaction to senator rand paul's filibuster of the john brennan nomination. with the principled persuasive argument with the use of drones on american soil, he drew support from people across the political spectrum from jon stewart to mitch mcconnell, from the aclu, to ted cruise, his filibuster made for some strange bed follows. but, of course, not everybody was happy. is that snarkers calling paul's stance weird and crazy. but what's surprising is that two g.o.p. senators lindsey graham and john mccain launched their own drone strike against paul. >> we have done, i think, a disservice to a lot of americans by making them believe that somehow they a
Mar 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
will only function efficiently if participants believe all laws will be enforced consistently and v violators will be punished to the full extent of the law. there should not be one set of rules that applies to wall street and another set for the rest of us. the department of justice wrote to the senators and said no corporate entity, no matter how large, is immune from prosecutions. prosecutors must determine whether there would be disproportionate harm to investors, pension holders, customers and employees and others not personally culpable. i can tell you the two senators called the response from the department of justice aggressively invasive was the term. they don't like that the department of justice didn't reply to a number of their specific questions about how often this has happened. they say they are going to ask eric holder when he comes to capitol hill this week. >> according to news reports, senator jeff merkley of oregon is annoyed at the bank hsbc and says not only will they not bust the institution they won't bust the senior bank executives. is that true? >> there is
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Mar 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
're right they're going to pass a budget that puts into law these new lower spending levels. thank goodness. this prop began campaign is only going to intensify. i think you're right you made the case this has backfired on the president. you're right. but if this goes on week after week, these are pretty trivial cuts, $50 billion out of $3.7 trillion budget, but my point is, neil, as this -- as the summer months come around and people say, my goodness, i can't visit mount rushmoore, yellowston national park, that's going to cause a lot of blowback and see whether the american people -- who they plame, whether they blame congress or the executive branch. >> neil: we'll see. steve, a pleasure. congratulations for your incredible -- >> neil: bringing a bunch of republicans out for dinner -- the president picked up the tab -- he fears the president blasts run runs before tv cameras for the budget mess while the foodfest might make him puke. he didn't say spike but unsettling. >> very unsettling. >> neil: what do you think this all leads to, this food detente? >> i hope it leads to legitimate di
Mar 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
that would touch every american, cuts to early childhood education, teachers aides would be cut, law enforcement and the military, and cuts to senior programs. there are cuts to a program that brings food to senior citizens in their homes. there is a waiting list of about 100 seniors who want to get these meals. these are the cuts that would, at some point, they could potentially affect a lot of people. >> given the impact, how are ordinary people reacting to the situation? >> they are upset and angry and frustrated. they have been hearing about the budget crisis for several weeks, and a lot of people did not think that this would actually happen. the economy has not been good in the u.s. and in this area people were hoping that the economy would improve, and they were hoping that these cuts would not go through and trickle down to the community and affect people. there is a lot of anger in the white house and in congress. >> are people hopeful but they will sort out some compromise? many people did not believe the u.s. would get to this point, did they? ablee didn't and they were to
Mar 6, 2013 12:00am PST
graduated from stanford law school, most firms would not hire her because of her gender but she was not deterred. for 25 years she was the swing vote on the can court on issues ranging from affirmative action to abortion to campaign finance. she left her post as associate justice in 2006. she's written a new book about the history of the supreme court. it is called out of order. i'm pleased to have justice sandra day o'connor back at this table. welcome. >> thank you, it's good to be here. >> rose: business first. >> all right. >> rose: business first. you gave me this. >> i did. >> rose: when i saw you a couple days ago. >> i did. >> rose: and you're not getting it back. >> no, i didn't expect to. >> rose: but i have this one which has my name on it. so i'm giving it -- >> is that right. >> rose: that's exactly right. >> but this is weathered and has a name. >> rose: that's why i wants to you have it. >> and gold on it. >> rose: that's another reason i want you to have it. >> all right. i'm arneed indeed. thank you. >> rose: everybody needs a constitution. >> yes, they
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Mar 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
fell by two ticks: funeral service for hugo chavez. former al qaeda spokesman usama bin laden's son-in-law pleaded not guilty today to terrorist charges in a courthouse just blocks from the old world trade center. and that's the "the fox report's" top five. and on this day in 1971, the boxing legend mohammed ali took on heavyweight champ joe frazier for the first time in what became known as the fight of the century. both men stepped into the ring undefeated. for ali's first bought in three and a half years. it came with enormous hype for the day. but by the 8th round frazier held a huge lead and handed a last round blow knocking the people's champ to the canvas. smoking joe won by unanimous decision and kept his title. he and ali would fight ups twice more in their careers. ali won both of those. the heavyweight rivals first duped it out 42 years ago today. and now you know the news for this friday, march the 8th, 2013. i'm shepard smith. i will see you monday from rome. as they begin to pick a pope, the team and i have heading out tomorrow hope you have a great weekend. the factor coming
Mar 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
election. a man described as a spokesman and son-in-law of osama bin laden has been arrested and will stand trial in new york. u.s. authorities have confirmed that sulaiman abu ghaith was charged with conspiracy to kill u.s. nationals. our washington correspondent has the details. he is with me now. what can you tell me about these charges? bmi we have just had the indictment released by the court in new york -- >> we have just had the indictment released by the court in new york. abu ghaith has been charged with one count of conspiracy to kill u.s. citizens here he is the son-in-law of osama bin laden. he was -- to kill u.s. citizens. he is the son-in-law of osama bin laden. he was a key member of osama bin laden's inner circle. the day after the 9/11 attacks, we saw him in a video on long side -- alongside osama bin laden. he said a great army is gathering against you. he called them the nation of islam. you go into battle against jews, christians, and the americans -- he said, "a great army as is gathering against you," he called them the nation of islam . "to go into battle against jews
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Mar 9, 2013 3:00am PST
measure's guns. would they love them too much. bulls. ridiculous laws pop up around the united states. whether it be a seven round limit going into the gun three day waiting period. other things called the narc laws. if you don't tell on somebody else in your office place that has a gun you yourself can be fired. these are these crazy laws. this is one more step to try to limit the use of gun control in this country. >> also the idea of this law, too. is to send a message. the message is that people that purchase ammunition has something wrong with. they they are angry and need therapy. >> therapy. if you use the same rationale that they are going to use with gun control to other things in life. like when you turn 16, more than likely you are going to get a speeding ticket at some point in your life. put you in defensive driving school and put you saturdays. 21 get your first drink or buy your first bottle of wine. might become alcoholic. put new alcoholic's anonymous. considering that cardiovascular disease is the number one. when you go to buy your first stick of butter weight loss
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Mar 4, 2013 9:20am EST
. i know what we do know. i bet you that this facility laid down the law to all its employees, don't do this. don't do that. because you could be sued. and we don't want -- we want to go outside this narrow area -- we don't want to go outside this narrow area at all because we worry about a lawsuit. you know that's the case. >> if that is the case, it's reprehensible. particularly in california one would think that a patient in a healthcare facility would have their life saved and the healthcare facility would not be concerned about a lawsuit -- charles: the woman who made the 911 call at this point she's got to feel like, you know, totally distraught. does she have a lawsuit against her employer? stuart: good one. >> i don't know who made the 911 call. she doesn't have a lawsuit against her -- charles: she could say my employer stopped me from helping this woman, i thought i would be under some legal jeopardy, and it turns out i wouldn't have been and now i have to live this for the rest of my life. >> the only conceivable lawsuit is the estate of the woman who died. the woman is
Mar 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
under 50% of the vote raising the prospects of a runoff election. a man described as a spokesman and son-in-law of osama bin laden has been arrested and will stand trial in new york. u.s. authorities have confirmed that sulaiman abu ghaith was charged with conspiracy to kill u.s. nationals. our washington correspondent has the details. he is with me now. what can you tell me about these charges? bmi we have just had the indictment released by the court in new york -- >> we have just had the indictment released by the court in new york. abu ghaith has been charged with one count of conspiracy to kill u.s. citizens here he is the son-in-law of osama bin laden. he was -- to kill u.s. citizens. he is the son-in-law of osama bin laden. he was a key member of osama bin laden's inner circle. the day after the 9/11 attacks we saw him in a video on long side -- alongside osama bin laden. he said a great army is gathering against you. he called them the nation of islam. you go into battle against jews christians, and the americans -- he said, "a great army as ais gathering against you," he called them th
Mar 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
that they announced a few hours ago. we want to appeal to respect the rule of law and the constitution of which they are so proud. let the supreme court decide whether they will do this with a loved one. >> it has not gone down well in his hometown. they spoke out. batons were deployed in the western port city after protesters sthrew rocks and burned tires. anger in the odinga camp. >> as kenyatta stood at the center, thousands of supporters gathered to hear the final word. >> [indiscernible] >> they waited for him to arrive. they taunted the former chief prosecutor of the criminal courts. look at this they shouted. to them this was not just a vote for the man they believed the country needs. it was a referendum of the icc charges laid against him. >> most of the western countries if they have any opinion, they have to change it. it has been decided today. what kenyans see is what they have to respect. >> the mood was a lot more somber here. the expected to win the election in the first round appeared to have lost comprehensively amid all of the allegations of vote ringing brings disturbing ech
Mar 3, 2013 5:30am PST
commissioner was severely injured and now he is in a stable condition. sectionementation of 144 of the law had been implemented. that means more than four people are now banned and the military in that one district alone are trying to classify the situation in there. but the situation there is very typical to cross the country. 10 kilometers outside of the capital, four dead here, one dead here. it we're slowly getting in more reports of individuals, women or children, coming through u.s. year. thisthere has been an over ove and turning it over on friday. the strike has been well observed. we have been driving around to see what is different with the schools mostly closed. >> that was our correspondent on the line there from dakkar on the situation in bangladesh, still very hostile. the military mobilized in malaysia after they found and killed five policemen. two gunmen also killed on sunday night and they're suspected of being linked to a group of armed intruders and that group has been holed up in the state for more 3 weeks now. they refused to surrender. 14 people were killed in a shootout
Mar 9, 2013 7:00am PST
president bill clinton has had a change of heart about a marriage bill that he signed into law. let's take a live look outside, this is one accrete. isn't shaping up to be a decent day out there. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. in a rare move president bill clinton changed his mind about a lot that he approved. clinton says he has had a change of heart. >> in a rare move
Mar 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
california's law, i didn't feel like that was something that this administration could avoid. i felt it was important for us to articulate what i believe and what this administration stands for. >> sreenivasan: 200 congressional democrats also filed a brief today urging the court to overturn the california ban. they join more than 100 prominent republicans who voiced their support earlier in the week. the justices will hear oral arguments in late march. a federal judge in california has cut a $1 billion damage award in the apple-samsung fight by nearly half. samsung will now have to pay apple just under $600 million for infringing on smart phone and tablet computer patents. the judge also ordered a new trial on some of apple's allegations in the case. wall street ended the week with small gains. the dow jones industrial average added 35 points to close at 14,089. the nasdaq rose nine points to close at 3,169. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq gained a fraction of a percent. february was a good month for most major auto makers in the u.s. ford reported today its sales rose 9%
Mar 2, 2013 11:00am PST
the court's decision on marriage? a constitutional law expert at nyu. he's here with me this afternoon. good to see you, professor. >> good to see you, craig. >> proposition 8 has been battered around in california courts. what's behind the timing of the supreme court being asked to hear this case now? >> well, it's just gone up the system in the regular stately way that these cases go so that the trial in this case is actual held in early 2010. there was a 9th circuit opinion and now there's an appeal to the supreme court and so we'll hear the the ultimate decision and oral arguments will be heard in the 26th and we'll hear the ultimate decision in the court in june. how unusual is it for an administration to be involved in a supreme court case like this? >> not that unusual. the brief itself talks about prior cases in which it's gotten involved in precisely this way. >> when that happens, does it lend any more credence to the argument? >> i think it definitely does. i think the government will now be allowed oral argument time in the court so we'll be able to address the justices about whe
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Mar 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
: well, jan brewer did was take the language from the federal law and apply it to her state. that's really all she did. >> i don't know if she is who you're talking about, but last word. >> let's just say we have a positive agenda rather than constantly appearing to be reactionary when we're not. >> sean: guys, good to see you. governor, a rare appearance, get you up here. good to see you, clint. >> thanks, sean. >> sean: that's all the time we have this evening. and thank you for being with us, let not your heart be troubled. greta is next to go on the record. see you here tomorrow night. greta, take it away. >> greta: tonight, president obama says he's not a dictator. but rush limbaugh says the commander-in-chief left something out. what is it? >> barack obama is not interested in compromise, bipartisanship, getting along. >> i am not a dictator, i'm the president. >> the only thing obama cares about and the only thing he's ever cared about is no opposition. >> i am not a dictator, i'm the president. >> every time i hear him say he's not a dictator, he doesn't complete the state
Mar 4, 2013 8:30pm EST
. there's a legal framework when you read the law and you read, for example, what the attorney general has said among others, there's a very broad legal framework in which you can operate. but the policy framework is and should be much narrower. so i think that is the framework that people should have confidence and being exercised and know that these dispitions are made -- decisions are made very carefully. >> thank you. christina, next. drill down border enforcement. janet napolitano, there's a lot of publicity about the immigrant demainee. you were explaining to me there's a number call issue you face. >> there was a story we released 2,000 detainee because of sequester. that is really not accurate. >> it was not . >> it was not politico -- i won't say who it put it out there. and as in all things, immigration it develops its own mythology. here is the deal. we are constantly, as the secretaries. know, moving people in and out of detention. these are immigrants who illegal immigrants who for one reason or another are just better in detention than under some alternative. with sequester l
Mar 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
starts january. but there are look-back procedures in the law that are affecting the way the employers hire their staff today. there are a lot of effects of obamacare that we are starting to see and the house, i expect, will have extensive oversight hearings on the devastating impact of this law and the american people. >> [inaudible] >> we'll look at them when we get there. >> will that go into the budget? >> i don't know that. last one. >> have you worked out a schedule when it comes to conference? >> i'm not -- the president talked about coming up and having a conversation with our members. i'm not sure when that conversation will be. as you know, he is getting ready to empark on a trip to the middle east and that's one of the issues he'll want to cover. but i'm sure the issue of sequestration will come up as well. we are going to welcome the president to come up and talk to our members and i'm looking forward to it. >> wednesday morning? >> when we are ready to announce it, you'll know. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national capti
Mar 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> we are learning more about how the united states caught the son-in-law of bin laden. the 47-year-old plead not guilty in a manhattan court yesterday to the charge of conspiracy to kill americans. he said little beyond a few one word replies. investigators say the united states had been tracking him even before 9/11 1. officials say they believe that he had been hiding in iran and turkey. he was being deported when authorities intercepted him in jordon last week and then brought him to the united states. >>> a man has pleaded not guilty to charges of trying to blow up an oakland bank with a car bomb. the 28-year-old is charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. the bomb was a fake provided by undercover agents. his lawyer said his client has mental illness but is still competent to stand trial. he is due back in court next movement. >> the driver accused of killing a student pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and dui charges. the 28-year-old appeared in court yesterday. he is a accused of hitting and killing a teen as she crossed the road. prosecutors say she di
Mar 5, 2013 12:00am PST
they have tight gun laws, they're not closing down jails, they're opening up jails. in texas we have 5,000 beds freed up because crime is down in texas. so fast cars, guns, texas, it all works together. we're proud to be americans. we're proud of the first and second amendment and we will reach out, pray for to help the families of victims of crime anywhere. >> fast cars and guns. let's turn to tim. what is your reaction to that? fast cars and guns. >> this is completely disproportionate to have a single car at the daytona 500 for sandy hook relief, versus an entire race sponsored by the nra. i also -- i don't understand the association -- nascar is so much more infinitely popular than the nra. there are nascar fans all over the country, nascar fans in every political persuasion. the identification of nascar, i think even in texas with supporters of, i think, the nra's, what has become the nra's increasingly extreme stance on gun rights, is, i think, there's just a huge contradiction there. >> let me ask on that point, dan rather, you like nascar. do you have a problem with this? >> i
Mar 7, 2013 7:00am EST
a big lobby now and are selling them to other countries. selling them to law enforcement agencies within the united states. so it is all about money, really. i think it was a wise political move by senator paul. that's because he will force other republicans who don't necessarily agree with him to take the floor with him. it ended up being a political win. host: in the new york times this morning is this picture of the chairman of the judiciary committee, patrick leahy, with the attorney general william holder -- excuse me, eric holder. the article and attached to the picture says the senators are present eric holder on the use of military force. here's a little of what is he had to say. this was wednesday. [video clip] >> i think what you'll hear from the president in the short amount of time is -- we talked about the need for greater transparency in what we share, about. i'm really confident that if the american people had access to choices and some of this stuff can not be shared, but at least the representatives of the american people, if members of the intelligence committee would h
Mar 2, 2013 9:00am PST
to washington, d.c. where severe spending cuts are officially the law of the land. new word this morning from president obama. he's putting the blame squarely on congressional republicans for not stopping the sequester from taking effect. >> here's the thing. none of this is necessary. it's happening because republicans in congress chose this outcome over closing a single wasteful tax loophole that helps reduce the deficit. just this week they decided that protecting special interest tax breaks for the well off and well connected is more important than protecting our military and middle class families from these cuts. >> but republicans aren't having any of it in their weekly address today throwing the blame right back at president and democrats. >> these devastating, across the board cuts, first proposed by the president, will affect the lives of so many hard-working americans. the president failed to act, and his senate never passed a bill to replace the sequester. >> well, here's where we stand. $85 billion in federal spending must be cut between now and october 1st. that includes a 9% hit
Mar 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
happened to the house? >> um, the bedroom floor just collapsed and my brother-in-law is in there. he's underneath the house. >> reporter: sinkholes are relatively common in florida due to the state's unique limestone bedrock. as rain water filters into the ground it can erode the rock and cause a collapse. investigators say this hole could have been building for years. neighbors wonder if their homes are in jeopardy. >> just rips my heart out that people that i've lived next door to for 21 years had to leave and just -- they have a lot of memories also. >> reporter: just a few moments ago the family of the victim gathered behind me to pay their respects. authorities were able to put microphones and a small camera near the entrance of the home. they found no signs of life, lester. >> heart breaking story. gabe gutierrez in florida tonight. thank you. >>> there is another concern for folks in florida this evening. two large brush fires prompted evacuation orders for people in 300 homes near orman beach in central florida on the atlantic coast. the fires cover a thousand acres and are b
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Mar 3, 2013 8:00am PST
to suspend the $16.4 trillion debt limit. they would pass a law to dock lawmakers' pay unless the democratally-controlled senate passes a budget, which it hasn't done in nearly four years. >> i think that was a gimmick. just giving barack obama a blank check for four months is inane as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: he told me that he is very concerned about cuts in the military and says we need to increase the spending in the military and there is a better way to apply the cuts. >> eric: on the other side, john, president obama blames the republicans that, john boehner won't sit dun to talk about the fiscal situation. americans are sick of this going from crisis to crisis. what can come down the road, do you think? >> reporter: paul brown says there is a better way to do this. and in fact, that may be in the works. despite what you heard gene sperling just say about when republicans feel the depth and the pain from these cuts, maybe they will get religion. they are already at work on an alternative to this sequester as laid out, the budget chief paul ryan says he has agre
Mar 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
meeting on wednesday. teachers must be notified about possible layoffs by march 15th. >>> a new state law banning public school fees is causing a lot of confusion. the law prohibits schools for charging fees for classroom items and activities. schools are prohibited for requiring students to bring certain materials to class. schools and teachers are trying to raise money for field trips and school supplies. they say they're not sure exactly what the law allows. supporters of the law say it was necessary because charging fees was putting a financial burden on low income families. >>> the finishing touches are being made this evening at a project turning the bay bridge in to a 1.8-mile long massive light show. it could mean big business to the cities. >> reporter: in the daylight you may not notice the changes to the bay bridge. but look closer. those tiny dots on the cables are l.e.d. lights. on tuesday night, the lights go on for a two-year light show. ben davis conceived of the idea. now after two and a half years and $6 million in private funds raised, the artist has made it a reality.
Mar 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
to local law enforcement agencies to protect critical infrastructure, enhance the security. it's for protecting facilities like power plants, financial institutions, stadiums, utilities, things like that that are critical around the country and here in san francisco. and it pays for planning, equipment, training and other things [speaker not understood] law enforcement to [speaker not understood] critical facilities that we want to be sure nothing bad happens to. the original amount of this grant, the grant actually came to us in two parts. back in december 2011 the board approved a first amount of money for this grant which was about $200,000. and then a few weeks ago we got a call from homeland security saying they had an additional $82,000 did we think we could spend it and we said yes we can. so, that is what is in froth of you today. it is the additional 82 that they would like to give us. there was no local match required. it's free money for san francisco. there's no new positions created. and i'd be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> thank you. colleagues, a
Mar 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
to be police officers. the town has had enough bad happen to him and i want to give them a professional law enforcement. >> by doing this, are you admitting that there is racism in this department? >> no, not to my knowledge. there's none now. what happened prior to me, i don't really know. >> has the test prevended anyone from joining the force? has anyone failed it? >> no one that has been given the test has failed it. i have had a few people come in and ask me about employment and once i tell them about the polygraph, i have had a couple people not come back or not show anymore interest. >> what has been the criticism? have you gotten criticism from the officers or anyone in the community? >> i have not. everyone there has been great. the administration has been great. the public has been real supportive of me. and they understand there's a lot of changes that need to be made to do what they need in terms of law enforcement. >> so this is happening just in coopertown. would you recommend any other department or municipality to do polygraphs on potential officers? >> i would. if it will s
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Mar 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
earned dollars and joining me now with reaction from america's center of law and justice, jay sekulow, and adjunct, from a liberal institution, mark hannan is here, guys, welcome >> hey, sean. >> sean: let me -- this is where we're giving ultimately 1.5 billion so let's just take the kerry promise this weekend of 450 million dollars. okay? so, we're going to give 450 million -- million taxpayer dollars to a guy that referred to the israelis as descendents of apes and pigs, he is part of the muslim brotherhood a terrorist organization, a 9/11 truther. now, i have a list hereof things that we can better spend this money on and we'll put it up on the screen, mark, like 200 million for procurement of ammunition for the army and 59 million for marshal service salaries and expenses, 53 million for food safety and inspection services. you get the point and maybe we can spend the other billion on the kids that are poor or the kids that are disabled, as the president said we had h'd be cug from. why should we give it it to him and not our own military. >> sean, there's absolutely no question t
Mar 5, 2013 10:00am EST
. the only ones that would have guns would be the government and of course criminals who ignore gun laws. i call it the mexico model. guns are outlawed in mexico. the citizens cannot possess guns. there is no second amendment. so the government has guns and criminals have guns. some of those criminals have guns thanks in part to the united states government sending 2,000 assault weapons to them in fast and furious. but that's another story. u.s. cities are moving toward the mexico model. chicago and washington, d.c., have laws that make it very difficult for a citizen to exercise the second amendment. these cities make it difficult to even own a firearm, but all three places -- mexico, chicago, washington, d.c. -- all have a reputation of violent, unsafe places. why? because they are. in d.c., if d.c. was so safe, why are government guards everywhere in the city? even here in this capitol building there are armed guards on the roof, at the doors, at the back doors, at the doors over to the east and to the west. it's hypocritical of the gun control crowd in this chamber to say more guns for
Mar 5, 2013 1:00am EST
be passing the alien and sedition laws. he was very much in favor of the states. at that time, people did not have the same or about suppressing the press that we have today. >> it was in the heat of the moment. rex right. >> stephen from chicago. >> they say history repeats itself. i was wondering if there any presidents and first ladies or first couples that most resemble or are analogous of the adams is -- of the adamses? is that the relationship standard? >> i hope you will take that question. [laughter] >> there was no one else like abigail and john. thet of all, we don't have insight into anybody else's lives. these letters were recently revealed. lyndon johnson's love letters to lady bird were revealed. but there is nothing like the abigail and john exchange. [laughter] >> it is when they are situated in such a important time and there were so many players in so many stages. that is what sets them apart. this is from twitter. >> people came by, but not so much during the presidency. there is a time when john is really quite ancient. and it is some time at your abigail has passed. c
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which the president signed into law two years ago this month have already extended the life of the medicare trust fund to at least 2024. going forward the budgettary challenges posed by the medicare program will be largely contingent on the pace of health care costs. now, a balanced approach to addressing our fiscal challenges must also recognize the importance of timing. the recovery is still fragile. weak growth in europe and asia are eliminating our exports. consumption remains constrained as households are still recovering from the loss of $16 trillion of wealth from the financial crieses. -- crisis. we haven't regained all of the $16 trillion that was lost although we've made substantial progress. fiscal policy should remain the focus in supporting the ongoing recovery. at the same time, we should stake steps to address the deficit in a balanced way in the intermediate and long-term. the sequester is poorly timed and badly targeted. before the sequester, i used to say that we faced two risks when it comes to the government budget. on the one hand, we can lower the defic
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officers and law in the crossfire have been returned to their families. 10 members of the royal salute army, as they have called themselves, were killed on friday after a three-week standoff on land the fighters say belongs to them. it is time for cambodia's sugarcane fund, but it comes at grab endith the land illegal evictions. we have this report now where say there's a sugar boom. >> the sugar cane is being cut for feet, and it is the first stage in what has become a multi-billion dollar industry in cambodia. the villages call it blood sugar because the industry has been built on land they claim was stolen from them. like this piece of land. two years ago, it was home to more than 100 families surviving by subsistence farming. they live a few kilometers away, and the villages work for the plantation. >> it is very difficult to live here. every villager faces the same challenge. i am angry with the company, but it is useless. we cannot do anything. we have no choice but to depend on the company. >> the sugar industry benefits from a european union program called everything but arms, where
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: lawmakers in colorado are debating a string of tough new gun laws this weekend. gun control an emotional issue for that state after last summer's movie theater massacre in aurora and school shooting at columbine. this is shaping up to be a close one and it could have a big impact on gun laws all across the country. dominic is live in los angeles with more on this story. >> reporter: you bet. the question is how much consensus to adopt these measures or will they make the rules from scratch. despite the debate yesterday they have begun in earnest when the husband of a former congresswoman gabrielle giffords laid the issues of background checks. >> we can't give criminals and mentally ill and buying a gun without a background check. it doesn't make any sense. it's like having two lines at the airport. here is one where you have to go through security and here is the one with no security. which one is the terrorist going to choose? >> reporter: and here what got advance today a final scheduled vote on monday. universal background checks, searches between private individuals and sales online
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's decision to end telecom muting. the move came after marissa meyer checked the virtual private network laws. they use that program to log in when they work from home. apparently it showed employees weren't logging in enough and that led to her announcement last week that it will end in june. they need a more collaborative company culture. >>> they took resident insist the peninsula for a little ride along. they took to facebook and twitter for a virtual ride along. they posted pictures and documented stories on the night while patrolling in san carlos. >> it is a push to react with the community and show them we are on the same team. >> the more they know about the neighborhood and the people in the neighborhood, it is for the better. >> these are some from the event. it lasted until midnight. more than two dozen firefighters will report for duty for the first time this morning, the new firefighters were hired after more than a year of station brownouts and layoffs and $8 million federal grant is paying for their salaries and benefits. they took a 10% salary cut to help the department make
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subsidy of german firms, which will be in violation of eu law. >> the world's biggest travel and trade fair has opened in berlin with indonesia chosen as this year's partner nation. the number of exhibitors is down this year, though more and more people are traveling worldwide. the number of tourists has crossed the 1 billion mark. >> increasing numbers of chinese are trotting around the globe, spending even more than the travel-happy germans, but the germans are doing a pretty good job trying to catch up. >> this year's partner country is showcasing diverse attractions, including cultural treasures such as traditional dancing and a world heritage site. indonesia's tourism board hopes the spotlight will help it attract even more visitors. despite the global economic downturn, it is a boom time to be in the travel business. germans in particular have wanderlust, and they are spending more money on trips than ever before. analysts predict they will spend around 66 billion euros on visits abroad this year. >> 2012 was a good year for us. 2013 has gotten off to a promising start. all opera
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. cbo recently predicted that tax revenue under current law will double in the next 10 years. from two point $4 trillion to $5 trillion in 10 short years. -- $2.4 trillion to $5 trillion in 10 short years. it is time for washington to -- >> good morning. i have freshman member from the state of montana. i have a different resume than most in congress. i'm not a lawyer. spent 28 years in the private sector. i have an engineering degree. i have been creating jobs and i understand how to balance a budget. i understand businesses and the family budget. you have to find ways to do more with less. i left the private sector because i saw a financial crisis that was coming. i wife and i have four children. i have two college graduates ready to go into the workforce. i represent 1,000,001 canada -- residence. montana they will have a balanced budget. i think we can take some of those ideas back to washington. we take ideas from hard-working moms back in montana. they know if they cannot spend more than they take in. we have a responsibility. we are responsible to the american people, our kids,
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Mar 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
is not even a human being. >> there are good samaritan laws in the state of california to protect against that. gerri: what do they say? >> she did not have a do not resuscitate order. therefore this nurse would've been protected had she have intervened. that is what you need to do. gerri: you know what it reminds me of? last week we had a story of how medicare is funding even some of the worst nursing homes in the country. even the ones that violate basic protocols or other rules. the federal government continues to send their money. when will be get serious about how the elderly are treated? >> i think we should start getting serious righh now. nursing houses are not a place to warehouse people. people can still have independent lives. this woman had a precious life and any nurse in that situation has to try to save them. gerri: we pay $5.5 billion in those programs. i don't know a single person who is not outraged by this. >> they are supposed to submit their standards and they must not have people who will stand and will let people die. >> any defibrillators come and they need people to be
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's home state of illinois. mike tobin is live in chicago. mike, what are they doing with the gun laws where they have had so much gun violence over the past couple years? >> reporter: you know, martha, what they're going after now is mandatory minimum sentencing. what is interesting the focus with this latest push is really on the illegal weapons. with gun violence part of almost every night in chicago, the mayor, police superintendent, district attorney, want to increase the penalty for illegal gun possession to 3 1/2 years. they also are pushing for truth in sentencing, to guaranty that a convict does not do just a fraction of his time. >> when you commit a serious gun offense you should serve the time. the victims deserve it, the public demands it, and the criminal justice system should deliver it. report or the now high-profile community activity father michael flager is in sync with city leaders and he says unabashedly that they are seizing on the emotion of little haditha pendleton the girl killed after performing at at president's inauguration and sandy hook elementary to furth
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and nurses on staff. that is the difference. police say they haven't found any laws broken just yet. >> at this point to date we have found no culpability. that is going to take time to sort out the details. there are facts we need to look through. >> authorities say they are reviewing their c.p.r. policy. the victim's daughter who is also a nurse, by the way, says she is satisfied with how that nurse acted. the 911 dispatcher on that call, the woman who tried so heroically to get that nurse to do something, she is not being investigated. >>brian: what is the rule? if it says do not resuscitate, does that include c.p.r.? >> do not resuscitate is one thing. if someone is in a coma and there is a d.n.r. on them, that is different than someone collapsing in a nursing facility. >>gretchen: is this what we've come to where people cannot be good samaritans anymore for fear they might be sued if the end of the outcome is not positive? what got me is that 911 dispatcher saying are you human? do you have a human feeling there? and isn't there someone there, a grounds person, someone you can
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in our next hour. well, tracking a developing story in new york city where osama bin laden's son-in-law pled not guilty in a courtroom steps away from ground zero, he's more than just a relative of bin laden, a top al-qaeda spokesman, now being charged with conspiracy to kill americans. his prosecution in federal court sparking controversy with many asking if such prominent terror suspects belong in the civil judicial system? david lee miller is live outside the courthouse, hi, david lee. >> reporter: the hearing was procedural and symbolic. and here was the son-in-law of bin laden in the federal courtroom, he entered surrounded by security, about ten security officers in the room itself. he wore a beard, he to a great extent resembled the videos that we've seen of him through the years. we learned a little bit more about his arrest. he was taken into custody on february 28th somewhere overseas, presumably in jordan shortly before midnight and he arrived in the united states, we're told, on march 1st at about 12:30 p.m. that's exactly one week ago today. and he was detained and is bein
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